(1) Sickness & Diarrhoea (2) Burns and Scalds. (3) Fractures ands Suspected Fractures. (D5) EXPLAIN THE PROCEDURE TO BE FOLLOWEDIN THE EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT OR SUDDEN ILLNESS. (1) Get help as soon as possible example emergency services apply first aid training only if you got it. Make sure the client is as comfortable as can be staff should also protect themself complete accidents or sickness illness form log information in client file and inform seniority/manager of the incident.
Due to the complex nature of disaster preparedness, hospitals need to monitor and update their emergency operations on an ongoing basis to maintain a constant state of preparedness to ensure appropriate response and recovery within the shortest possible time frame. Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital, where I work, holds an annual emergency preparedness class to all employees. During our emergency preparedness class, the coordinator in our hospital showed us how to use the “medsled” rescue sled, specifically on how to use with baby on board since I work in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Practicing on preparing for emergency and how to communicate with the staff during a drill will help staff to be more prepare for the real one. In hospitals, the communication dynamics during disasters may differ because of several reasons.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommend flu vaccination for all Americans over the age of 6 months. Immunizations against influenza provide fair protection or can lessen the symptoms if the disease is contracted. Every year, scientists develop a vaccine against the most recently circulating strain of the virus. The immunization is given by injection or nasal mist each fall in anticipation of the coming flu season. You must be immunized within one week to four months prior to exposure for the vaccine to be effective.
Wound Care builds it facility from the ground up, by building with the strongest, weatherproof building materials available in the United States, this will aid in better protecting the people and contents of the building, should a natural disaster hits. In the medical field we are taught to take strict safety precautions with every patient as if they have a highly transmittable disease, it is just ensuring the protection of all parties involved. We make sure that these precautions are not offensive to patients in any way shape or form. Conclusion As previously stated, before this wound care facility is up and running, there are many issues to consider that pose a threat to the practice itself, the investors, the employees, and the patients. We have taken into consideration the existing issues in Kava, determined how they could directly affect our new wound care practice and, given the proper funding and materials to work with, have come up with possible solutions to avoiding these issue altogether or at least protecting all parties involved to the best of our abilities.
This research will explore how crises and disasters are changing and what organizations can do to prepare for such incidents. The opening article defines necessary approaches, analyzes a theoretical view, presents vital research data, and introduces new ways to be better prepared for the unexpected (Boins, 2011). This paper will
investigated the effects of naturalistic stressors on measure of immunity. Measures of natural killer cells (NK) were taken from blood samples of 75 medical students 1 month before their finals (low stress) as well as during their exams (high stress). These students also completed a questionnaire on negative life events and social isolation. It was found that NK
Strategic Plan Part I- Organizational Structure Jennifer Janke HCS/589 Health Care Strategic Planning Sheryl Mc Gee, PhD April 13, 2015 Strategic Plan Part I - Organizational Structure Strategic planning is necessary in health care organizations since change is a continuous aspect and implementation is necessary. For this project, Health South Sunrise Rehabilitation Hospital is the chosen organization that is moving forward by improving itself to provide better services to their patients. Mission and vision statements as well as values are important to be communicated with employees, stakeholders, and everyone else. Strategic planning will have successes and failures, but leaders need to think positive at all times. This paper will
Rebecca O’Gorman Unit 3 - Unit 3 Health, Safety and Security in Health and Social Care Task 3 – Risk Assessment Day Helen Hand Hazard | Who may be harmed? | Likelihood of the hazard causing harm? | Severity of hazard | Risk factor | Control measures | medical emergency | a medical emergency can happen at any time due to many of reason so any one could be at risk | 4/5 | 5/5 | 20/25 | Ensuring there is a first aid trained member of staff on the trip who is able to care for the person if a medical emergency takes place | wet weather | Due to rain this may cause resident or member of staff to slip especially those who are already unstable on their feet | 3/5 | 3/5 | 9/25 | You can’t exactly prevent the rain from happening as you can’t control the weather, but you could check weather forecast beforehand and if you know it will be raining ensure everyone has suitable footwear | lake | Anyone with a walking disability as it could one take one trip for them to fall in the lake | 2/5 | 3/5 | 6/25 | This can be controlled by ensuring all residents are being watched at all times so a fall could be prevented. | bus break down | All passengers would be at risk as this could take place on a motorway or busy road which is a hazard to everyone. | 2/5 | 3/5 | 6/25 | Ensure the correct precautions are put in place and there is some sort of breakdown cover put in place.
HLT 308V Week 5 DQ 1 Health care organizations are facing many challenges from various regulatory and government agencies. For insight, to the challenges of health care reform, view the video “College of Nursing and Health Care Professions: Do we know what our future
To ensure that these principles were being properly executed, Mattel hired S. Prakash Sethi. His role was to carry out independent audits to assure compliance with these standards. These audits were conducted at least once every three years. Over the years, these audits have contributed to the dismissal of several dozen suppliers for noncompliance and numerous changes in its plants. When Mattel, in July 2007, learned of the problems of lead paint in their product and magnets that could be swallowed by children causing serious health issues, they acted quickly by issuing voluntary recalls one after another starting on August 1, 2007.